Registered Practical Nurse

Sifton Properties Ltd. - London, ON (30+ days ago)

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Who We Are:
As an employer of choice, Sifton Properties Limited is a family owned and operated company that has been in business for over 95 years. We have a family-based culture where we trust, understand, support and care about each other. As team members, we are committed to making someone's day better, through our collaboration, innovation and communications.

About the Role:
The Registered Practical Nurse is responsible for all aspects of nursing care and directs the duties of personal care staff.
Participates in the multi-disciplinary, residence-wide Quality/Visions for Improving Performance (VIP) and Infection Prevention and Control Programs. Participates in orientation and in-service programs and standing committees as assigned by the Department Manager. Participates in staff meetings as required.
Maintains effective communication and good interpersonal relations with staff, residents, families and other departments and refers all sensitive issues to ensure consistent response.
Adheres to company policies, procedures, practices and philosophies. Works in accordance with all industry and regulatory compliance agencies, the Ontario Retirement Communities Association, The Retirement Homes Act 2010 and O. Reg 166/1, the Occupational Health and Safety Act, the Ontario Fire Code, Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act and other pertinent legislated regulations/ standards.
Assists in; maintaining a clean and safe Residence environment for residents and team members, ensuring that safe job routines are developed and followed, recognizing safety hazards and takes appropriate action. Knowledgeable of WHMIS/GHS program.
Completes staff incident/accident reports and advises the General Manager immediately of all staff incidents that may result in a WSIB claim, or other serious occurrences.

Experience & Qualifications:
Current certificate of competence in good standing from the College of Nurses of Ontario.
Comprehensive knowledge of nursing and health care practices and techniques including courses or experience in care of the elderly.
Current CPR training required.
Medication certificate required of all RPN’s.
Proficient in computer applications including Microsoft Word, Excel and Outlook in order to effectively communicate electronically. Willingness to learn multiple computer applications related to Operations, Recognition and Customer Relations.
Self-directed and team-oriented, with strong organizational, leadership, initiative and problem-solving skills. Excellent communication and interpersonal skills.
Must be committed to multi-disciplinary team work and demonstrate an ability to work through collaboration, joint decision making and integrated strategies.
Must have respect, understanding and empathy for the elderly.
Must be committed to multi-disciplinary team work and demonstrate an ability to work through collaboration, joint decision making and integrated strategies.
Must successfully complete a Police Records Check and disclose any convictions, charges, restraining orders, probation orders and/or warrants during the course of employment that affect in any way the clear Police Records Check.
Must provide documentation to support a Tuberculosis Skin Test (TST) or Medical Note from Physician stating free from infectious disease.

What We Can Offer You:
Collaboration: You are set up for success with training/mentoring in your new team

Engagement: You will work in partnership with our Supervisors/Managers to build strong tenant/resident/customer experience skills.

Programs: Unique rewards and recognition program throughout the company.

Connections: Experience our company events and team engagement programs.

Celebrations: Milestones are important to us as part of our team with special events.

Unique for you: Employee Assistance Program to support your confidentially in all that matters to you.

Other perks include: discounted uniforms/other work wear items/discounted clothing for special events and discounted product offerings throughout our network.

AODA Statement:
We are committed to providing an inclusive, accessible environment, where all employees and customers feel valued, respected and supported. We are dedicated to building a workforce that reflects the diversity of the communities in which we live, and to creating an environment where every employee has the opportunity to reach their potential.

Sifton Properties would like to thank all applicants, however only those who qualify for an interview will be contacted.